Check out the new video trailer for the Byron Writers Festival StoryBoard program. I’m proud to have been involved with StoryBoard for the past three years, visiting lots of schools all over Northern NSW, from Murwillumbah to The Pocket to Cabbage Tree Island. The visits are fully-funded and free to schools. When kids see the illustrated StoryBoard bus roll into their school there’s a palpable excitement around storytelling, reading and writing. When they meet an author and get to sit in teepees and write outdoors under the bus’s awning and then check out the mini-library, they’re having an incredibly positive experience…

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Writers Mutter

Writers Mutter

The importance of muttering while writing is underrated. People in cafes must think I’m insane but I’m usually too deep down in … View Post
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WIN Books for Christmas!

WIN Books for Christmas!

*** WINNER DRAWN! Congratulations to the winner of my Christmas giveaway – the entire Tom Weekly series plus Two Wolves and The Fall – Faye Oppitz. There … View Post
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KOALA and YABBA Award Winners

KOALA and YABBA Award Winners

The YABBA Awards (Young Australians’ Best Book Awards) and KOALA Awards (Kids Own Australian Literature Awards) have been announced for another year and I’… View Post
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